Stew’s Top Ten Summer Blockbusters Ever!

Not BAMF 2

It’s June! The official start of summer! Now, the movie industry will tell you that the summer starts in May, even possibly encroaching into the end of April, but I don’t buy it. Here in the Northern Hemisphere, summer starts June… June… June twenty-somehingth. I’m not sure exactly. It’s definitely […]

Scarlet Street (1945)

The final film I’ll be reviewing from the huge Columbia Noir Collection over on The Criterion Channel is a rather interesting picture called “Scarlet Street”. Released in 1945, and directed by the legendary Fritz Lang, It’s a tale of love and loss, youth and wisdom, and a cruel trick played […]

“My Name is Julia Ross” (1945)

The next classic in The Criterion Channel’s Columbia Noir collection, “My Name is Julia Ross” plays out more like a serious episode of “Scooby-Doo” than a serious noir style film. It’s quite enjoyable, the film is paced just right to keep you glued to the screen the entire runtime. The […]